EMS1 Year in Review 2015

Join us as we look back on some of the biggest stories and trends from 2015. Read first-person accounts, hear from our expert columnists and catch some of the top videos of the year.

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Top 10 EMS stories of 2015 As 2015 comes to an end, we look back at the stories that marked the past 12 months. From stories of misconduct to great examples of EMS in action, these stories were remarkable and generated discussions on the current state of EMS and the future of the profession. Full Story

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5 must-read EMS research studies from 2015 A look at some of the research from the last year, why it’s important and what it means for paramedic chiefs and EMS field providers. Full Story
Test yourself: How well do you remember 2015’s big EMS news? Take the EMS1 end-of-year news quiz to find out. Full Story
Inside EMS Podcast: Top news and events of 2015 Our co-hosts are joined by editor-in-chief Greg Friese to discuss the year's trends and events. Full Story

Product Coverage

9 gift ideas for EMTs and paramedics We put together a list of our favorite products you can easily find online this holiday season. Full Story
5 EMS books that make great gifts Our favorite books of the year written by medics; great gifts for everyone on your list. Full Story

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Perspectives from the field

 

 

Medic tries to make sense of an ambulance collision
By John Malcolm
Though it might seem odd John Malcolm is glad an out-of-control driver hit the ambulance and not another vehicle.

How an Idaho EMS agency is raising awareness after two employee suicides
By Hadley Mayes
Saving first responders’ lives starts with openly talking about suicide, providing education and offering 24/7 trained peer counselors.
First responder mental health: 5 stories of heartbreak and hope
By The Code Green Campaign
More than ever before first responders are willing to talk about suicide, PTSD and mental illness in ways that support and help one another.
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